Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

November 2017 Update

Health is Primary has launched a sponsored promotion in the Washington Post focused on the value of primary care and featuring case studies from around the country.  This website will run for 6 weeks – timed with open enrollment – and then will be archived on the Washington Post website.  Please feel free to share […]

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October 2017 Update

Dr. Glen Stream in KevinMD. In recognition of National Primary Care Week, Dr. Glen Stream authored this piece about the value of primary care, which appeared in KevinMD. Dr. Stream’s upcoming piece for Medical Economics will focus on how states are leading the way on primary care, with new laws and initiatives focused on bolstering […]

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Primary Care Makes a Difference for Patients and the Nation October 2017

This week is National Primary Care Week, an opportunity to engage medical students and healthcare stakeholders in a national discussion around the tremendous role that primary care plays in our health care system. With so much debate about the high price of health care in the United States, too often one of the most effective […]

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September 2017 Update

Breaking News: The newly re-designed FMAHealth.org website has just launched. Check it out to learn more about the work of the strategy implementation team and see new tools that have been launched to accelerate transformation in family medicine. Health is Primary sponsors Alliance for Health Policy congressional briefing on the future of chronic care in […]

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Family Medicine for America’s Health Welcomes New Board Members April 2017

Family Medicine for America’s Health Welcomes New Board Members LEAWOOD, KS, April 13, 2017 – Family Medicine for America’s Health today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors. Diane Stollenwerk, MPP, executive director of Patients’ View Institute, will bring the patient perspective to FMAHealth having served for two decades as […]

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Tech Vision Release May 2017

FAMILY MEDICINE LAYS OUT VISION FOR FUTURE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY Aim is ‘principled redesign’ that optimally supports health and health care in America LEAWOOD, Kan., May 31, 2017—Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth) released a vision for the redesign of health information technology in America that lays out a list of expectations designed to close […]

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July 2017 Update

Health is Primary launches new print ad focused on value of primary care. The new ad “More for Your Money” is running in print outlets in Washington, D.C. focused on policymakers and can be found in the ad/poster section of the campaign toolkit at HealthisPrimary.org. Health is Primary is focused on patient engagement in July […]

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June 2017 Update

Health is Primary to host main stage panel at AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. T.R. Reid will moderate an all-star panel of clinical innovators in primary care, including Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle from Iora Health, Drs. Sachin Jain and Manisha Sharma from CareMore and Dr. Jay Lee from Venice Family Clinic […]

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May 2017 Update

Health is Primary Launches Morning Consult survey and dashboard. Health is Primary has sponsored an extensive survey on public attitudes and opinions toward primary care. This overwhelmingly positive data can be viewed at both the state and congressional district level. The tool allows us to develop reports for policymakers on their constituents’ attitudes toward primary […]

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